Indiana transfer Luke Fischer picks Marquette

THE BREAK: I am excited to say I will be transferring to Marquette University to play for Coach Williams and the Golden Eagles — Luke Fischer (@Bigfishy40) January 5, 2014 BACKGROUND CHECK: Luke Fischer is a freshman center who was previously enrolled in the Indiana Hoosiers program. The 6’11, 230-pound Wisconsin native was a 4-star recruit at Germantown High School, and had previously considered Indiana, … Continue reading Indiana transfer Luke Fischer picks Marquette

A Closer Look At Ahmed Hill

Someone’s trying to torture us. Whether it’s St. John’s (GIF), Syracuse or Butler getting revenge, or UW-Green Bay haunting us for not rescheduling the game we’d like to forget (R.I.P. hopes and dreams – December 19, 2012) – someone is trying to torture us. The ups and downs of MU basketball news has been downright roller-coaster-like as of late, alternating low points and high equally throughout … Continue reading A Closer Look At Ahmed Hill

Marquette Madness, Ahmed Hill Commitment Briefs – (MU Weekend Series Pt. 1)

This is part one of a three-part “Marquette Weekend” series. For part two, click here. What a weekend for Marquette basketball fans, and it all started Friday night at the Al. Whether it lived up to its yearly hype or not, Marquette Madness once again proved itself a great night for all participating and attending. But as for this year, no one seemed to have … Continue reading Marquette Madness, Ahmed Hill Commitment Briefs – (MU Weekend Series Pt. 1)

Marquette Recruiting Update – Three Heating Up For ’14 Class, Plus Offers/Visits

With the season opener approaching ever so slowly, offseason headlines seem to be filled with nothing but recruiting – and it’s not necessarily because other topics are scarce, but more because this is the time of year where classes really start to fill up. Due to a dead period between high school and AAU seasons, fall is the time of year where most high school … Continue reading Marquette Recruiting Update – Three Heating Up For ’14 Class, Plus Offers/Visits

MU picks up commitment from ninth-grade PG Philip Flory

(Flory attending the Wes Matthews Skills Academy on August 25th) Reading Twitter early Saturday evening, I scrolled past a tweet from the VerbalCommits.com account saying something about Marquette. I scrolled back down, and sure enough it said Marquette picked up a commitment from a Wisconsin guard named Philip Flory. Not reading the tweet thoroughly, I quickly opened up a new tab to do research on … Continue reading MU picks up commitment from ninth-grade PG Philip Flory

Season Primer: Evaluating Talent Coming In vs. Talent Leaving MU

As we begin the month of August, we can start to feel the college basketball season approaching – the recruiting classes and transfers have been set, and most players are already getting settled in on campus. This assurance gives us the opportunity to evaluate what talent has left MU through graduation and the NBA Draft (or not so), and how the incoming talent will fill … Continue reading Season Primer: Evaluating Talent Coming In vs. Talent Leaving MU

2014 SG Sandy Cohen Commits to Marquette

For Sandy Cohen, choosing Marquette was an easy decision. Growing up a Golden Eagle fan in Green Bay, he was eager to commit from the moment he was offered. “I just knew that Marquette was always my dream school,” Cohen said. “It’s where I always wanted to go. When I went on my visit, I built a close relationship with the coaches and the players. … Continue reading 2014 SG Sandy Cohen Commits to Marquette